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By Glenn Graham | August 17, 1993
The Taneytown Cardinals' reign as three-time defending South Penn League champions ended Sunday afternoon when the visiting Littlestown Dodgers came away with a 7-6 win in the third and decisive game of the semifinal playoffs.It was the Cardinals who ended the Dodgers' 12-year dynasty as SPL champs in 1990. The Dodgers took an early 5-0 lead Sunday and held off a ninth-inning rally by the Cardinals to advance to the championship series against Gettysburg, which upset New Oxford in the other semifinal series.
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By Kevin Dayhoff | July 14, 2012
More than 100 years ago, "bicycle riders and racers, were filled with excitement over an event to take place at the Pleasure Park, a newly built horseracing track with grandstand one mile north of Westminster on the road to Littlestown. " That property is now know as Carroll County Regional Airport. Thanks to research for the Historical Society of Carroll County by historian Mary Ann Ashcraft, we know that on June 25, 1898, the now-defunct American Sentinel wrote that "Thursday, the 30th day of June, will be the greatest day among cyclists in Carroll County that has ever occurred in its history.
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By Glenn Graham and Glenn Graham,Staff writer | December 30, 1990
The biggest "on the field" Carroll County sports story took place at a packed Taneytown Memorial Park one August evening.The Taneytown Cardinals made South Penn League history by winning their first league title and ending the 12-year championship reign of the Littlestown (Pa.) Dodgers.The Cardinals won the best-of-five series 3-to-1, defeating Littlestown 9-3 in the clincher."It was a great year. It's always nice to win, and particularly against the defending champions," Cardinals manager Steve Bosley said.
NEWS
September 14, 2008
Army Pvt. Michael R. Dinterman of Littlestown, Pa., was killed Sept. 6 while on foot patrol in Afghanistan's Kunar province. He was 18. Private Dinterman was born in Baltimore and raised in Littlestown. He was a 2006 graduate of Bowling Brook Preparatory School in Carroll County, where he played football, baseball and basketball. He enlisted in the Army in January and received his basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Ga. Private Dinterman was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division's 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, which is based at Fort Hood, Texas.
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By Glenn P. Graham and Glenn P. Graham,Staff Writer | August 11, 1993
Going into the South Penn League baseball playoffs last week, Taneytown Cardinals assistant coach/pitcher Bryan Harman compared this year's club with the 1991 championship team.He talked about how the Cardinals entered the '91 playoffs not playing up to their capabilities and then got a wake-up call by an overmatched Mummasburg team that surprised them with a win in the second game of the best-of-three opening-round series.The Cardinals responded with a 10-3 win in the deciding game and went on to sweep their next two series and win the second of three consecutive league titles.
NEWS
August 20, 1999
FirePleasant Valley: Firefighters from Pleasant Valley, Reese, Westminster and Littlestown, Pa., responded at 8: 01 a.m. Wednesday to a house fire in the 3000 block of Littlestown Pike. Units were out 40 minutes.
NEWS
July 1, 1999
FireTaneytown: Firefighters transferred an engine at 7: 44 a.m. Tuesday to the Littlestown, Pa., station. Units were out two hours.
NEWS
November 14, 1996
FireHarney: Firefighters assisted Adams County, Pa., at 5: 24 a.m. Tuesday, responding to a house fire in the 1000 block of BTC Heritage Drive. Units were out three hours.Taneytown: Firefighters assisted Littlestown, Pa., at 5: 27 a.m. Tuesday, transferring an engine to Littlestown. Units were out two hours.Pub Date: 11/14/96
NEWS
January 6, 1995
FIRE* Harney: Harney responded to a brush fire on Harney Road at 4:11 p.m. Wednesday.* Littlestown, Pa.: Taneytown assisted Adams County, Pa., at a building fire in Littlestown at 10:03 a.m. Wednesday.* Uniontown: Firefighters from the New Windsor station were dispatched for hay bales on fire in the 2300 block of Uniontown Road at 7:16 p.m. Wednesday.
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September 14, 2008
Army Pvt. Michael R. Dinterman of Littlestown, Pa., was killed Sept. 6 while on foot patrol in Afghanistan's Kunar province. He was 18. Private Dinterman was born in Baltimore and raised in Littlestown. He was a 2006 graduate of Bowling Brook Preparatory School in Carroll County, where he played football, baseball and basketball. He enlisted in the Army in January and received his basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Ga. Private Dinterman was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division's 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, which is based at Fort Hood, Texas.
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October 10, 2007
On October 8, 2007, GERTRUDE E. WILSON, age 96, beloved wife of the late Robert D. Wilson, loving mother of Barbara A. Wilson of Middleburg, VA., Mary B. Buccanon of Sacramento, CA., and Robert L. Wilson of Littlestown, PA. Also survived by 13 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. She was retired from Montgomery Ward of Baltimor. Mass of Christian Burial, Saturday 11am at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Littlestown, PA. Viewing will be Friday 6-8pm at Little's Funeral Home, 34 Maple Ave., Littlestown.
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July 19, 2006
On July 17, 2006, BERNARD LLOYD CARTER Jr., of Littlestown, PA, beloved husband of Beverly Ann Carter,(nee Lippy), son of the late Bernard Lloyd Carter and Ethel Christina Carter (nee Zerrlaut) devoted father of daughter, Kimberley Ann Carter Frey and husband Shawn Frey of Littlestown, PA, brother of the late Carolyn. Also survived by sister and brother-in-law M. Kaye and Joseph Rineer, mother-in-law Faye Keough and several nieces and nephews. Memorial service at a later date. Friends may call on Thursday, July 20, 2006, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P. M at Eline Funeral Home, 934 S. Main Street, Hampstead, MD, 21074.
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May 23, 2006
On May 20, 2006, COREY L. OLIVER, age 22, son of David A. Oliver, Sr. of Baltimore and Linda L. Mayo of Littlestown, PA. Brother of Krystin Nicklow of Littlestown, David Oliver, Jr. of Pasadena, MD and Michael Oliver of Baltimore. Grandson of Tomsine "Tommie" Mayo of Westminster and Virginia Oliver o-f Baltimore. Also survived by his girlfriend Heather Kernan of Baltimore. Viewing Tuesday 6 to 9 P.M. at Little's Funeral Home, Littlestown and also 1 hour prior to service time Wednesday at the church.
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April 10, 2006
On Saturday April 8, 2006, at Hanover Hospital George B. Hewes, Jr., age 78, formerly of Eldersburg, MD, currently of Littlestown. He was born May 1, 1927 in Essex, MD. Son of the late George and Catherine (Haensler) Hewes, Sr. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Mary Margaret "Pepper" Hewes, one daughter, Margaret E. Allen, of Hampstead, MD, two sons, George B. Hewes, III of Oakland, FL, and Vaughn D. Hewes, Sr., of Baltimore, MD, and five grandchildren. He was a 1947 graduate of Kenwood High School in Essex, and he attended Essex Community College.
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September 3, 2005
On Thursday, September 1, 2005, TERRENCE J. ROGERS, 73; husband of 50 years to Dorothy Baker Rogers; son of the late Herbert and Theresa (Dennin) Rogers; father of Gregory J. Rogers of Glenwood, MD, Linda Rogers of Sykesville, MD, Constance Apicella of Groveland, MA, Theresa Thompson and Dorothy Black, both of Littlestown, PA; 13 grandchildren, brother of Joseph Rogers of VA, Herbert Rogers of Trappe, MD, Angela Burgan of Westminster, MD, and the late...
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August 16, 2005
On Sunday, August 14, 2005, DUANE LEONARD, son of George Adam and Anita Smith Boschert. Husband of Susan Harlow Boschert and devoted father of Michelle Cassandra Boschert. Brother of George and Richard M. Boschert and Catherine A. Cormick. Funeral services will be held at the Pritts Funeral Home and Chapel, 412 Washington Road, Westminster on Thursday at 1 P.M. Interment will be in Meadow Branch Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 6 to 9 P.M. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory for Michelle's further education to the Littlestown Christian Academy, 2075 Fish and Game Road, Littlestown, PA 17340.
NEWS
December 31, 1992
* Westminster: Westminster, Reese, Pleasant Valley and Manchester reponded to an appliance fire on Littlestown Pike at 11:48 p.m. Tuesday. Units were out for 39 minutes.
NEWS
March 8, 1995
FIRE* Taneytown: Firefighters from Taneytown, Harney, Union Bridge, Westminster, Kingsdale and Littlestown were dispatched to an apartment fire on Fairview Avenue at 6:48 a.m. Monday. Units were out for one hour.
NEWS
July 4, 2005
On Saturday July 2, 2005 EDITH M. BEATTY, 95, formerly of Baltimore, died at Green Acres of Gettysburg; beloved wife of the late Albert T. Beatty, loving daughter of the late Loren and Vira Belle (Baldwin) Beckwith, mother of the late Albert G. Beatty. She is survived by one son, Eugene M. Beatty of Hanover, one daughter, Joan I. Taylor of Littlestown, 10 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Funeral service on Tuesday, July 5 11:30 A.M., at Little's Funeral Home, Littlestown, with Chaplain Eddie D. Miller, of Asera Care Hospice, officiating.
NEWS
January 9, 2004
EARL J. FREUNDEL of Gettysburg, formerly of Baltimore, MD, died Wednesday, January 7, 2004. Beloved husband of Jacqueline (House) Freundel. He is survived by four sons, E. Stephen Freundel of Hanover, Carl E. Freundel of Westminster, MD, Mark D. Freundel of Baltimore, MD and Paul A. Freundel of Gettysburg and three daughters, Cathy F. Elkiss of Hanover, Roseann Freundel of Ronceverte of West Virginia and Julie C. Freundel of Littlestown. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren. Brother of the late Lorraine Ondeck and William Freundel.
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